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Ghools’ Painting Tips – Speed Painting: Zenithal Prime & Glaze

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Speed Painting: Zenithal Prime & Glaze

Get More Ghool! The first in a series of videos in which I will be covering various speed painting techniques. The first installment deals with utilizing zenithal priming (AKA sketch priming) and thick glazes to achieve fast and easy shades and highlights. This video allows one to stop at any point with which they are

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Choosing the Right Brush

Are you unsure of which brush hair will suit your needs? What’s the best brush hair and for what purpose? What sizes and shape will you need? What are the brands I have used, and currently use? What are my current favourites? This video goes in-depth explaining the main differences between synthetic and kolinsky sable

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Miniature Photography Hacks

I have been asked many times over the years, ‘How do you take good model photos?’ This video provides the answer. I will mention that my set-up is VERY unorthodox, in that I don’t use a tent or light box at all. For me, taking good photos is all about the camera. And it doesn’t

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Keeping the Colour of the Plastic

A frequently asked question by board gamers is; ‘Can I just wash the plastic pieces, and use the colour underneath?’ The answer is yes, you can! And it’s much easier than you think. This video dives into the reasons for priming, and how to prime a model without primer. Yes. Without primer. Want more? https://www.Patreon.com/Ghool

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Painted Cobblestone Bases

A follow-up to my Massive Darkness dungeon bases, except in this video I’m painting rectangular cobbles instead of roughly shaped stone. Another easy method for painting anything with an integrated base, which you do not want to remove the figure from. All paints used in this video are Formula P3 by Privateer Press unless stated

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Black Lining Made Easy

A complete video on the easiest and least painful way to paint your black lining. I demonstrate the rest of the wrappings anyways, and talk a bit on colour theory as well. All paints used in this video are Formula P3 by Privateer Press unless stated otherwise. Black Line – Umbral Umber (try not to

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Paint ‘Gator Skin

A complete painting guide for crocodile, or alligator skin which could also be applied to any creature that is green and scaly. In this video I demonstrate my ‘painterly’ competitive method for painting small areas and shallow detail. This model from CMON’s board game, ‘The World of Smog: Rise of Moloch’ was one of the

Ghools Painting Tips – Fyanna, Torment of Everblight

Download all my videos. Ask questions and have them answered on video. Become a Patron. https://www.patreon.com/ghool This is something from last year that was originally for Patrons only – a complete painting guide for Fyanna, Torment of Everblight. I have already covered Legion skin, and carapace in quick tips. But, I re-iterate that information and

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Easy Blood Splatter & Effects

I demonstrate two different ways for easy blood effects. When mixing your own blood colours, adding some gloss medium or varnish to the mix will give it some shine. Alternately, you can gloss varnish just the blood effects after application. All paints used in this video are Formula P3 by Privateer Press unless stated otherwise.

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